What Might You Smell Before A Stroke?

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Definition

Impaired smell is the partial or total loss of the sense of smell.


Alternative Names

Loss of smell; Anosmia


Considerations

The loss of smell can occur as a result of nasal congestion or blockage of the nose and isn't serious, but it can sometimes be a sign of a nervous system (neurological) condition.

Temporary loss of the sense of smell is common with colds and nasal allergies, such as hay fever (allergic rhinitis). It may occur after a viral illness.

Some loss of smell occurs with aging....

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